Support Services

Support Services offers a unique approach to serving individuals who have Medicaid services. Triangle Disability & Autism Services hires, trains, and supervises support staff. Services are based on individual needs as well as funding.
(Medicaid and State Funded Services through Alliance Health and Vaya Healthcare or Private Pay)

For more information about our services or to make a referral call 919-942-5119 x121

Learn more about the Innovations Waiver and eligibility: click here!

To join the State’s waiting list (Registry of Unmet Needs) call your local Managed Care Organization. To determine yours- click here.

Innovations Waiver Services

Alternative Family Living (AFL) is a housing option for people who want to live in a family setting. An individual lives with a family in a private residence, with or without other people with disabilities, and the family serves as a natural support system, meeting needs that may arise.

Community Living and Supports This service provides support to individuals in their home and community. CLS can be used to enhance a number of different skills including activities of daily living, community safety skills, and socialization. The service can also be used for monitoring health and safety and assisting with personal care needs. Community Living and Supports (CLS) is a supplement to family and natural supports and consists of an array of services that help enhance the individual’s life in the community, including but not limited to:

  • Interpersonal skills and how to develop and maintain personal relationships
  • Community living skills such as shopping, banking, and other community activities
  • Services that are essential to health and wellness, such as therapeutic exercises, supervision of self-administration of medication, transferring, ambulation, and using special mobility devices
  • Transportation to activities that support CLS related goals

There is an additional component of support and supervision in regards to a participant’s performance of daily living skills which could include the following areas:

  • Personal hygiene and bathing
  • Eating
  • Dressing
  • Performing housekeeping chores deemed essential to the individual’s health and welfare and incidental to care or otherwise included in the Individual Specific Plan
  • Assessing and monitoring health status through activities such as transferring, ambulation, and the use of special mobility devices

Community Navigator Services provide support to individuals in developing social networks and connections within local communities. The purpose of the service is to promote self-determination, increase independence, and enhance the individual’s ability to interact with and contribute to his or her local community. Available only to individuals with Employer of Record Waiver services.

Community Networking provides access to activities that help the participant integrate with the community at large and learn to develop relationships with non-disabled individuals in the community. Community Networking consists of an array of services designed to help the individual find meaning in his/her life and to promote independence, including but not limited to:

  • Attending classes dedicated to hobbies/leisure interests
  • Participating in adult education
  • Volunteering for a local business
  • Using public transit
  • Transportation from the individual’s residence to the training site(s)

Respite provides periodic support and relief to a participant’s primary caregiver so that the caregiver may attend to errands, spend time with other members of the family, or participate in events. Respite may include services in or outside of the participant’s home and can include the following:

  • Overnight care
  • Weekend care
  • Emergency care
  • Continuous care for up to 10 consecutive days

(This service is only for the individual, not for any siblings or other family members.)

Supported Employment provides support to adults looking for permanent employment in the community. Services include coaching, intensive training, when needed one-on-one support, and long-term follow along.

Supported Living is a housing option is for individuals who are ready to be on their own, but still need support. Services are available to people who reside in their family home, apartments, or houses.

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